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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.

Down Syndrome and Mental Health

May 2019 | Down Syndrome Australia - Resource

The resource found at the link below is an 11-page summary for individuals with Down syndrome and their families on promoting and maintaining good mental health. Dr. Chicoine and Dr. McGuire's book Mental Wellness in Adults with Down Syndrome was used in the development of the resource. 


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